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SOME PERSONAL GLIMPSES OF THE MAN
! WHO WILL BE CITY'S NEXT COMMISSIONER - - - i Never Talks About Himself, r I But Some Interesting Facts Are Learned for First Time BORN IN ATLANTA DESPITE BELIEFS TO THE CONTRARY Got College Education at Lebanon llniverait}—His Early Life in Birmingham and Some of the Successes He Has Won By HUGH W. HUBERT* Tt is an apparent paradox that while practically everybody knows George B. Ward, important facts connected with his life are known of few. For instance, there is scarcely one of •very 10,000 of Birmingham's population who could answer the question correctly, •‘Where was the new president of the commission horn?” Some would answer instantly, "Rome. Ga." A few would say, "Why, Mr. Ward was the first male child born in the city of Birmingham." But neither answer would be correct. Mr. Ward—though he has never confessed It, though he migfif deny it—was born in Atlanta, one of the vest Known cities of Georgia. When was Mr. Ward born? No one knows. Mr. Ward will not an swer. His brother, William P. Ward, shakes ills head and smile*. Mrs. Ward, the mother, humors her son. She will not tell on him. He has asked her not to tell. At any rate, Mr. Ward was brought to Birmingham in 1ST.. At that time lie ■was in dresses. (Therefrom, it is judged that he was very young. Possibly in* ■was, no oliler than 3 years or 1 years. At any rate, it is a guess, but a guess by means of which one with a mathe matical turn of mind might figure with a degree of accuracy just how old is this Ann presently under discussion. NOT MAN OF MYSTERY, BUT TALKS NOT OF SELF Mr. Ward is not a man of mystery. But It is true that while he has talked a great deal since entering public life in ^Birmingham, he lias been considerate enough to talk very little of himself. For instance, while it is common know ledge that lie grew up in Birmingham in a manner not unlike that in which tin average youngster of spirit grows up and becomes a man, it will i-ause surprise when the statement is made that in the notorious Hawes riot, a bullet went snip ping through his hat. It is true that by only an Inch was his life spared in thut terrible chapter In Birmingham's history In which several men, among them being Postmaster Throckmorton, were killed, - and many others injured flad that bul let. instead of boring a hole through his hat and lifting the chapeau from the crown of his head, passed an Inch lower in its course, Birmingham would never have had his services as alderman and mayor and would not be so fortunate at the present moment as to have in him a public servant-elect capable of taking charge of and safely solving the momen tous financial problem confronting the municipality. * ATTENEIJ SCHOOL AT LEBANON UNIVERSITY Anil it lx nol generally known that Mr Word, after, rerelvtiig a publlo nrhool education In Birmingham, attended a Presbyterian university—that at Lebanon, Tenn. The interesting feature of this little story is that Mr, Ward, as the son of an Kpisropallan father and mother and ax an Mplacopallan himself, might have selected Sewa-itee or some other in stitution fostered by the rliureli of that denomination Mrs, Ward, his mother, said yesterday that she could give no explanation at this time, as to why Mr. Ward went seeking for an education to I the Presbyterians, although in the long ago there was In all probability a very sane and simple reason. The remainder of the story of the wtn | nor In yesterday's election—or walkover— Is more or less familiar. Following his graduation, he returned to Birmingham and went Into the service of the First National bank, then under the direction of President I,inn, whose daring in erect ing a two-story brick building on the corner of First avenue and Twentieth street, gained for that structure the amusing soubriquet of "Linn's Folly." ALWAYS A SUCCESS IN BUSINESS ENDEAVOR "When tile Ginn regime came to an end. Mr. Ward was one of the few then in the •ervlce of the bank retained by the incom ing adininistration, that headed by Presi dent Barker. It is evident that he had mede so good that, the story of his worth had reached the new president before his arrival in Birmingham, lie continued to make good, lie was given promotion -efter promotion, ami finally retired to | f ■ form with .John Caldwell a stock and bond brokerage business, out of which he soon amassed a competency. Tlii* partnership was dissolved when he Has first elected mayor. At the conclu sion of his second term, the partnership TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY LOST—A silver mesh purse on Highland avenue, between 27th and 34th streets. Return to 72»i South 34th street and re ceive reward. J'hone Main 7079. Prices 15, 25c, 35c, SUc. Phone 1143 I ; , Kent Wrote—“A MAX'S GAME" • VAUDEVILLE ft—M M,V*—3 %\ll »TIIKH* Klnfm«co|ur Motion l*l<*tnren Mnflner 7:30—\l*ht»—» DaiJj 3:30 JLOv, 30c, 30c, .A........ T HR EE CON TEST AN TS TESTER DA Y CLEMENT R. WOOD GEORGE B. WARD VASSAR L. ALLEX was reformed. It was permanently dis solved following ills defeat in the race for sheriff in 1910. At that time. Mr. Ward went into the stock and bond business for himself, made money right off the real, and would make more money but’ for the necessity now confronting him of clos ing doors, and exerting his talent in be half of the city. UNABLE TO CURB THE POLITICAL BEE'S BUZZING It is chiefly In connection with his career ns a public official that Mr. Ward is widely known. He is one of those un fortunate individuals who has a “political serin” In his blood. Handling the reins i)f this municipality has always cost him dearly. I lad he never dabbled in politics.* he Would now be one of the rich men of Birmingham. He would have had a business as big and flourishing as that of Otto Marx had he not dissolved his partnership, in the long ago. with John C’aldwell. And had he refrained from par ticipation in the race for sheriff, he would, now be about $40,000 better off. But he lias got the “bug.” He was a very young man when he was elected an alderman 01 Birmingham. 1-Ie became known as a fighter. He made friends of the people chiefly through his efforts to prevent a corporation from gobbling up a W year franchise, and as a result of his fight to abolish the iniquitous and bur densome street tax. He was urged to run for mayor. He did so, and was beaten by W. Melville Drennen. But lie came back and won in a spirited campaign. Ills next fight was a sensational clash with the late Captain Prank P. O’Brien. He won—but by a very narrow margin. Then he swore he. had had enough. But soon the "bug” got to working again, and he ran for sheriff. He was beaten. Then he retired for good. Now he is the victor in a tight for the presidency uf the city commission. Last night he de clared that he would never run again. But in the future, he will be a candidate for something—in all probability for gov ernor. THREATENED TO DIG HIS POLITICAL GRAVE It was In his second administration as mayor that his troubles came. The preachers, or some of them, threatened to dig his political grave unless he embraced tile aesthetic doctrine oL prohibition' He declined. And then his * derma nic board endeavored, during his absence, to make him a figurehead. He returned, and through the sheer force of Ids personality, overturned the aldermanlc board, through his physical courage conquered, despite what was afterwards proved to be the rulings of law. An then came the strike of the employes of the street car system. Birmingham’s mayor played the part of a real plan in that strike. He served notice oil the com pany that it must run its cars—it mattered not how much dynamite was placed on Its tracks—or he would forfeit Its fran chise. He served notice on the strikers that if they interfered with the company In the operation of its cars, he would end some one to the penitentiary. He offered rewards for proof which would lead to the arrest and conviction of any man charged with throwing rocks into cars, or committing any other depreda tion against the peace and dignity of Birmingham, or against the health, hap piness or life of the people of Birming ham. KNEW THAT HE MEANT EXACTLY WHAT HE SAID Mr. Ward's action was so vigorous, so courageous, that peace was soon restored. The company knew that lie meant what lie hud said to the company, and did not attempt to bluff by putting a halt fo its service. The strikers knew that if they continued their militant crusade against the company, some of them would soon be peeping through bars. Therefore, the trouble came to an end. However, labor leaders, or some of them, saw an opportunity. They attempted to make It appear that Mr. Ward favored the corporation against the best interest of the people. One of their spellbindets, as a matter of truth, charged in a public speech that Mr. Ward had so acted be cause of his desire to marry the daughter of one of the directors of the corporation, incidentally, the face of this spellbinder was punched, but the anti-labor canard was not estopped, jt was used in the campaign just ended—very ineffectively, true, but it was used. FOREGONE CONCLUSION THAT HE WOULD WIN .mi. warus career as mayor splendid that when he offered for the presidency of the city commission, it was a foregone conclusion that he w’ould win. It is believed that no man in Birming ham had the slightest idea that either of his opponents could possibly receive more votes time he. There was hope, that va riety of hope which comes and goes and comes again, that he might not receive a majority. But as concerns the final re sult. it was written in advance. The peo ple. who knew that the finances of the city were in a terrible condition, wanted him, clamored for him. and no man could have defeated him at the polls. . lit has his faults and his enemies, lie has made his mistakes. But it is general ly admitted by all men who are honest with themselves that he is capable and attentive to business, that hat* is fearless, and above all, that he Is "clean.” Of few public men can as much be said. More cannot be said of any. Ward Is Victor By Deci sive Majority; Auditor ium Wins Overwhelmingly (Continued From Page One) Ensley precinct, Mr. A?feii received 91 votes, Mr. Ward 46, and Mr. Wood 42. NO SURPRISE CAUSED BY GENERAL RESULT The result, in none of its features, was a surprise. It was generally predicted that Ward would win overwhelmingly. It was generally, thought that Allen would run second, although, as was published Sunday in The Age-Herald, there was. during the last few days of the campaign, .... \ •' \ LEADERS PLEASED BY AUDITORIUM VICTORY <Continued front Page One) months. I think the result proves that he has a 'great deal of talent as an elec tion and campaign manager. MUST SEE THAT ELECTION DOES NOT GO BY DEFAULT "The result means big things for Bir mingham. We have taken a step for ward and a big one. It remains now for usj^to keep it up. We must watch that the ac tual bond election when it is called by the city commission does not go by default. The majority was so large this time that some men may think their votes will not he needed the next time* and this is what we must guard against. The auditorium proposition lias practically been passed upon now and I think it ought to go unanimously the next time.” "The result is very gratifying," said Chairman Shook, 'and means that Bir mingham has turned about and from this time on will advance along lines of civic development and achievement, it is a manifestation of a united public sen timent in favor of a broad policy of city building and will make Birmingham truly a great city. It demonstrates that our splendid citizenship is practically a unit on any proposition affecting purely the welfare of the community and its progress and prosperity. SUBURBAN VOTE IS ESPECIALLY GRATIFYING “The vote of the so-called suburbs is especially gratifying, as It indicates a dis position on the part of that portion of our population to join hands with the old city and carry forward a movement of advantage and benefit to the whole com munity. “The victory for the auditorium is a victory for Greater Birmingham.'' President J. J5. Shelby of the Board of Trade said: “It’s a splendid demonstra tion of the new civic spirit which so re cently marie the merchant’s convention a success, which is bringing the suburbs and the old city into closer relations and which is destined to place Birmingham where even the fondest dreamers have j not yet hoped.’’ interesting speculation as to whether or not Wood would manage to land in the position of runner-up. The \ote polled was only several hun ched in excess of what was anticipated. Wood received several hundred more votes than tlie 1000 which were generally conceded to him. The race for second place between Mr. Allen and Mr. Wood was spectacular. When about noon, there was overwhelm ing proof that Ward would receive a sub stantial majority, the struggle for what might be considered an empty honor be tween Allen and Wood became enthrall ing. Mr. Allen won—but by a nose, his majority over Wood being only 83. Allen defeated Wood in the cltv bofltes. Wood defeated Allen in the suburban 1 I oxes. The vote in the city proper was—Allen j 623. Wood 400. The vote in tlie suburbs was—Wood 1148, Allen 1017. OVERCAST SKY MADE DAY RATHER GLOOMY It was a very .iu?ot election clay. In tlte first place, it was without a sun. The sky, gray In the morning, was gray In the afternoon. Ham fell. A stiff wind bit w throughout the voting hours. Al S o’clock, the polls were opened. Bal loting began almost immediately after i wards -then lagged. I’p to noon, the ! vote was very light, and the indication i were that, due to lack of Interest, the total for the day would be unusually small. But in the afternoon, shortly after 2 o'clock, balloting throughout the city be came brisk. For an hour or more, each manager and clerk was exceedingly busy. It was then thought that the vote would be normal—an average vote. There then came another lull whicli remained unbroken until about 5 o'clock, it was then feared, for a sec ond time, that the total vote would be light. But from •'» to 6 o'clock, tiie hour of tiie close, balloting became brisk again. As a result, the total vote east was an average vote for Birmingham— larger than in some elections of the past, and not as large as in certain others. The largest vote ever polled in Greater Birmingham was something over 0000, this number having been <ast on November 12. 1000, when tiie proposed prohibition amendment to the state constitution had aroused the ire of practically every citizen. FIRST ELECTION UNDER NEW COMMISSION LAW The election yesterday was the first held under the provisions of tiie com mission government bill, that which was enacted by the legislature in its last session, and which put an end the aldermanlc system. The provisions of tiie bill were carried out to tiie let ter, this fact resulting in tiie election being exceptionally orderly, and lack ing in that variety of interest which through tiie clash of rivals and the clash of friends of rivals attached it self to the elections of tiie old period. There was no hurrying, decorated hacks skipping throughout tiie city. There were no speeches delivered to little hands of rabid partisans. There were no harrangues, shouts of encour agement. flying banners, distribution of sandwiches and coffee to famished workers, no shouting, singing, laugh ing. crying, fighting. Mr. Ward, with the exception of the time he visited the station of the Southside fire department for the pur pose of casting his ballot, remained in ills office for practically tiie entire day. His friends, however, made period ical visits to tiie several polling places and carried back reports to their chief. Mr. Allen and Mr. Wood visited the polls in tiie morning and afternoon, but they, like Mr. Ward, remained, as a TRUSSES FITTED BY AN EXPERT Our liue of Trusses Is one of the most •omplete lo the south ind there Is no need •or any Birmingham tnnn or woman to ear nn Ill-fitting huip. hero in expert truss fitter In attendance at our Col lier Store all the time. '.Ve make no ..Charge for our expert s service*, mil his conaultatlons are free to you, whether you buy or not.' mir prices for Trusses are in keeping with the policy of the A very t Stores to undersell ererv •nnipetltor. our fitter's hours ate from 12 to t» _ rule. In their' offices where they re- | ceived reports from the various sta tions. WARD CONSIDERED WINNER FROM FIRST The campaign from beginning to end was without material interest. This was due. it was freely stated, to the fact that practically every citizen was aware that Ward would certainly win. During the last few days of the fight there was Just a spark of life displayed, this be ing due to the apprehension of certain of Ward’s friends lest he might fall short of the necessary majority. Mr. Ward, in response to urgent re quests of many prominent men of the city, who had the interest of the city at heart, entered the race about a month ago. He was the first to enter. .Mr. Wood .a socialist, who, on account of his dismissal from the service of the city, had previously figured in the pub lic press, was tlie second. He made an appeal to the labor element, and was en dorsed by that portion of labor which affiliates and is controlled by the Trades council Mr. Allen, who had never previously figured in politics, hut who was a well known and ’highly esteemed attorney, was the third to enter. It was stated that he decided to make the race because of protests from Ids friends, or as was said, from a considerable number of the voters of Birmingham, against a Ward victory without practical or serious oppo sition. CONDUCT OF CANDIDATES DURING THE CAMPAIGN For two weeks Mr. Ward made no move in furtherance of nis campaign. Mr. Wood made speeches throughout the city, and leaders of his following made speeches throughout the city. Much by them was said of corporations and corporation control of Birming ham, of "Ward being the candidate of the corporations," of "tiie subsidized press,” and the need of those who labor getting an even break in civic affairs. Mr. Allen, shortly after ids entrance into the field, made several public ap pearances. lie charged that Ward was the candidate of the corporations, and w hen requested to attempt to prove his charges, gave as a reason for ids state ment tiie fact that all bankers and cap italists were urging the election of Ward. ITe charged, too, that corpora tions had used their influence in pre venting John R. Hornady from finish ing the campaign into which he had en tered and retired, and in an attempt to substantiate tlds charge, repeatedly stated that the Birmingham Railway. Light and Power company, following the retireemnt of Air. Hornady, had in serted in the Birmingham Ledger, tiie newspaper which then emplayed Mr. Hornady, a half page advertisement, whereas for a long time before the re tirement of Air. Ilornady the railway company had transacted no business with the Ledger. "UGLIER AND SHORTER WORD" WAS EMPLOYED This statement when first made, brought forth a spirited reply through the edi torial columns of the Ledger in which the '•uglier and shorter" word was force fully employed. Toward the conclusion of the cam paign, Mr. Ward Inserted advertisements in the newspapers and wrote a large number of letters. He refrained, how ever, from placarding the city with pos ters containing his likeness, and from In discriminate circulation of pamphlets cit ing virtues of his own, and faults of his competitors. Mr. Ward made no speeches and no one publicly epoke In his behalf. Fails to Find His Man Detective Black of Atlanta, who has been in Birmingham for the past few days seeking nil Atlantian very much wanted in his home city, returned tn At lanta last night unsuccessful. Mr. Black stated, however, that he would return In a few days and would then possibly be more fortunate. r.~~— $ WILSON EN ROl'TE TO CAPITAL ♦ \ New Haven. Conn., September 15. ^ 4 President Wilson arrived in this ♦ ♦ city from Cornish, N. H., on hjs f ♦ return trip to the national capital ♦ ♦ at 9:15 tonight. His car, ’Federal,” ♦ t was attached to the Federal ex- ♦ 4 press, which had been held for the $ I1 4 Green Mountain train and it left f 4 without delay. ♦ ♦ t I OFFICIAL MAP OF THE WEATHER I U. S, Department of Agriculture. WEATHER BUREAU. I e'3cf‘l.anatc)ry 'Notes, Of ooualVlr “laoth™?<!&5S?<ii1!!!!.t,lI!?®- ,£lr DT?Mur,e reduced to sea level. Isobar* (continuous line*) pass through Jotaei AT. A^', MOBsnMHWsd lines) pass through points of equal temperature; drawn only for sero. freealng. 90». andioo3. ® wt,; ® “ow: ® report missing. Arrows fly with the wind. First flgi'tss, Wflhsst tspiperatose past 12 honra; second, precipitation of .01 inch or more for past a« hours: third, maximum wind velocity. Weather Forecast Washington, September 15.—Forecast for Alabama and Mississippi: Local rains Tuesday in north: generally fair south portion; Wednesday fair; moderate soutli winds. For Georgia: Rain Tuesday; warmer north portion; Wednesday probably fair: moderate northeast to east winds. For Tennessee: Rain Tuesday; warmer in east; Wednesday probably fair. Local Data For the 24 hours ending at 7 p. m. Sep tember 15, 1913: Highest temperature . 70 lowest temperature . ♦;I Mean temperature . '7 Normal temperature . .4 Excess in temperature since Jan. 1... r>r> Rainfall .0.2i Total rainfall since Jan. 1...*.38.41 Excess in rainfall since Jan. 1. 0.37 Relative humidity, 7 a. m., 95; 7 p. m., Weather Conditions Birmingham. September 15.—(7. p. m.) Within the last 24 hours rains occurred over the greater portion of the lower Mississippi valley and most of the gulf and south Atlantic districts. Memphis, Montgomery and Mobile reported heavy rainfalls. The rains have been heavy at Mobile during the past several days, but only a moderate amount had fallen at Montgomery up to Monday morning. The gulf coast from New Orleans .westward reported clearing weather, and little rain occurred over the central and western portions of Texas. With the barometric pressure still low west of us and the winds southerly or easterly, we rannot hope for clearing weather Tuesday. A depression Is noted over western' Canada. It lias started showery w eather ( in the Missouri valley. This rain area extends southeastward, connecting with the general rain belt in the south, mak ing one of the most extensive rain areas noted in several weeks. Practically all sections of the country except that around San Francisco and in the arid southwest are enjoying mod erate temperatures. The mercury reached 04 today at San Francisco, which was unusually high for that place. Tempera tures showed very little change in the gulf region today, but in most sections there was a slight fall. Continued cool weather with the temperature several de grees below normal is looked for in Ala bama Tuesday. Summary of observations made at United States Weather Bureau stations, September 15: Temperature Lowest At for 7 p. in. day. Abilene, cloudy . To 58 Apalachicola, rain . 7*; 7*1 Atlanta, rain . 50 64 Atlantic City, rain . 00 51 Baltimore, partly cloudy . B2 5c Birmingham, cloudy . 08 HI Boise, clear . 72 4t Boston, clear . 54 4o Brownsville, partly cloudy . so fit Buffalo, clear . 54 3S Burrwood, partly cloudy . 78 72 Calgary, partly cloudy . 02 :ts Charleston, cloudy . 74 tiS Chicago, cloudy . GH 58 Corpus Christ!, cloudy . so no Denver, cloudy . HH 54 Des Moines, rain . »W f>2 Dodge City, partly cloudy . To 4s Duluth, clear . H4 54 Durango, clear . 70 42 East port, clear . 52 42 Galveston, partly cloudy . 71 64 Green Bay, cloudy . 60 52 Tlatteras, partly cloudy .. TO 70 Havre, partly cloudy . 66 38 Helena, clear . 64 62 Huron, cloudy . 62 56 Jacksonville, clear . 78 72 Kamloops, partly cloudy . 68 04 Kansas City, cloudy . 62 48 Knoxville, cloudy . 66 60 Louisvile, cloudy . 70 56 Memphis^ cloudy . 68 64 Miami, clear . 82 so Mobile, partly cloudy . 74 72 Modena, cloudy . 76 46 Montgomery, cloudy . 70 70 Montreal, clear . 48 2s i Moorhead, cloudy . 62 po y New Orleans, clear . 80 72 New York, clear . 56 48 North Platte, cloudy . 70 41 Oklahoma, cloudy . 64 60 Palestine, rain . 66 60 Parry Sound, clear . 52 32 Phoenix clear ... 9*'. 70 Pittsburg, partly cloudy . 64 44 Portland, cloudy . ?4 52 Raleigh, cloudy . 00 58 Rapid City, rain . 54 48 Roseburg, clear . 82 46 Roswell, partly cloudy . 76 is Salt Lake City, clear . 72 51 San Diego, clear . 70 62 Kan Francisco, clear . 84 58 SauIt Ste. Marie, ideal* . 52 12 Seattle, clear . 66 52 Sheridan, rain . 50 48 4 Shreveport, cloudy . 68 62 ] Spokane, clear .... 72 46 St. Louis, rain . 64 56 Kt. Paul, clear . 66 52 Swift Current, partly cloudy .... 61 :io Tampa, cloudy . 78 72 Toledo, cloudy . 04 18 Washington, cloudy .. 64 46 Williston. cloudy . 60 38 Winnemucea, clear . 76 4fl Winnipeg, clear . 58 46 E. C. HORTON. Local Forecaster. Witness Againsf Sulzer Is j Said To Have Disappeared New York, September 15.—Frederick L. j Colwell of Yonkers, regarded as a star I witness against Governor Sulzer at bis forthcoming' trial on impeachment charges, has disappeared, according fo announcement made today by the assem bly board of Impeachment managers of New York state. Information in possession of the board is that Colwell is absenting himself from the jurisdiction of the board at the direct instigation of the governor and for the purpose of avoiding testifying against the governor at his trial, according to the text of a lengthy statement Issued on behalf of the board by Aaron J. L«evy, its chairman. “Colwell can shed much Information upon these Wall street transactions," says the statement. “This Is well known to Governor Sulzer. Where is Colwell? Will Sulzer aid in accomplishing his re turn?” Testimony adduced by the Frawley in vestigating committee of the legislature at hearings here was to the effect that Colwell had purchased 300 shares of rail road stock last fall with eight checks sent by contributors to Governor Sulzer's campaign fund, the personal check of Sulzer for $9u0 and currency amounting to $7126. Levy added that a country-wide search lms been made for Colwell without suc cess. What had been Identified as Governor Sulzer's signature. • William Sulzer, for Mrs. Sulzer” was under the scrutiny of a handwriting expert today of the assembly board of impeachment managers. The board heard bis testimony at a private examination of witnesses expected to testify at Sulzer's impeachment trial. The paper bearing this alleged signature, was an order for stock given July 19 Iasi to Harris & Fuller, Wall street brokers, by Lieutenant Commander Josepthal, naval aide to Sulzer. There was an outstanding indebtedness of approximately $20,000 on the stock and this Josepthal paid, taking the stock with him. Mrs. Sulzer's name It appears was men tioned in the matter for the first time in this letter. The testimony of the hand wri ting expert was not revealed. MINISTER INDICTED FOR SPANKING DAD Terre Haute, Ind., September lG.-The Rev. Elijah M. Hanley, president of Franklin college, late today was Indicted by the county grand jury on a charge of assault and battery growing out of his attack on his father, Calvin Hanley, last Thursday. President Hanley Is said to he at Franklin, Ind., and the Rev. C. M. Parker, a member of the board of trustees of the Institution, told court officials tonight he would appear when wanted. The alleged assault on Calvin Hanley took place at his home near Middletown, Ind., when it was charged that the min ister attacked Ills father because of re marks made to his daughter-in-law and on account of treatment accorded Mrs. Calvin Hanley, to which the son objected. The father told neighbors that lie had been beaten with a club and kicked by Dr. Hanley. Arouses the Liver sal Furllea the Blood The Old Standard general strengthen ing tonic, GROVE’S TASTELESS chill tonic, arouses tho liver to action, drives Malaria out or the blood and builds up the system. For adults and children. 60c. To Close Exchange New York. September 13.—The gover nors of the New York stock exchange voted today not to open the exchange until noon on Monday. September 22, the day of Mayor Gaynor’s funeral. The Con solidated exchange has decided to remain closed all day Monday. Continuous Kain in Texas Paris. Tex., September 15.—The rainfall of 9.61 inches here (luring the past three days was shown by unofficial measure ments today. All of north Texas has had v almost continuous showers for eight days. A circus cancelled its dates in three north Texas cities because there was no ground dry and firm enough to perform on. Collars Reminding you again that the Excelsior does dhem bet ter- no breaks, plenty of tie room, just the right stiffness and finish. Send the shirts and collars to t he Excelsior this month. Excelsior v Laundry 1805-1807 Second Ave. Phones 5312-5313-M . ,he coat ot Material* 0^-^^lFFlN’8 DRAlab'ama Dental *»££».•. 10SV4 North 20th Street n Same Day Houra S to #. 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